Local Landscape Professionals, Companies Recognized for Excellence in Industry

For immediate release: December 6, 2015

Local Landscape Professionals, Companies Recognized for Excellence in Industry

Nevada Landscape Association honors green industry for outstanding work, humanitarianism.

RENO, Nev.-  The Nevada Landscape Association held its annual Trophy Awards Banquet on November 6 honoring Jason Perry, Rick Clark and Gregg Gehlert for their contributions to Nevada’s green industry and local communities. Perry received the Tony Armstrong Humanitarian Award. Clark was presented with the Education/Research Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award. Gehlert was recognized as an Ambassador for the Landscape Industry.

Five local green industry firms, Gail Willey Landscaping, Reno Green Landscaping, Signature Landscapes, Pyramid Landscape and All Seasons Lawn and Landscaping, also received awards for producing outstanding landscapes.

Heidi Kratsch, Association president said, “We had a record number of excellent submissions and over 100 attendees at the banquet. I don’t envy the judges who made decisions on the winning entries.” Photos of winning submissions and the banquet are available online at www.nevadanla.com/trophy-awards. Winners by category are:

  • Special Awards
    • Tony Armstrong Humanitarian Award- Jason Perry
    • Education/Research Award- Rick Clark
    • Ambassador for the Landscape Industry- Gregg Gehlert
    • Lifetime Achievement Award- Rick Clark
  • Large Commercial Installation
    • 1st Place- Lake Stanley Shoreline Restoration, Gail Willey Landscaping
  • Residential Renovation
    • 1st Place- Dunn Residence, Gail Willey Landscaping
    • 2nd Place- Nelson Residence, Reno Green Landscaping
  • Residential Installation <$50,000
    • 1st Place- Cohen Residence, Gail Willey Landscaping
  • Residential Installation $25,000-$50,000
    • 1st Place- Boyd Residence, Signature Landscapes
    • 2nd Place- Capotrio Residence, Pyramid Landscape
    • 2nd Place- Gurnea Residence, Reno Green Landscaping
    • 3rd Place- Hidy Residence, Signature Landscapes
  • Residential Installation >$25,000
    • 1st Place- Burnette Residence, Signature Landscapes
  • Large Commercial Maintenance
    • 1st Place- Curti Ranch HOA, All Seasons Lawn and Landscaping
  • Medium Commercial Maintenance
    • 1st Place- The Republic, Signature Landscapes
    • 2nd Place- Casoliel Condominiums, All Seasons Lawn and Landscaping
  • Small Commercial Maintenance
    • 1st Place- Lynnwood Arms, All Seasons Lawn and Landscaping
  • Large Residential Maintenance
    • 1st Place- Richard Stout, Pyramid Landscape
    • 2nd Place- Weir Residence, Signature Landscapes
  • Small Residential Maintenance
    • 1st Place- Maclean Residence, All Seasons Lawn and Landscaping
    • 1st Place- Sheldon Residence, All Seasons Lawn and Landscaping
    • 2nd Place- Capotrio Residence, Pyramid Landscape
    • 3rd Place- Edwards Residence, Signature Landscapes
  • Water Feature
    • 1st Place- Ferdowsali Residence, Gail Willey Landscaping
    • 2nd Place- Bevhle Residence, Signature Landscapes
  • Hardscape
    • 1st Place- Mastrup Residence, Gail Willey Landscaping
  • Environmental Award
    • Boyd Residence, Signature Landscapes
  • President’s Award
    • Stout Residence, Pyramid Landscapes

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Photo cutline: Gail Willey Landscaping took home 1st Place in the Hardscape category at the Nevada Landscape Association’s 2015 Trophy Awards Banquet with this beautiful installation. Photo courtesy of the Nevada Landscape Association.

The Nevada Landscape Association provides leadership by promoting professionalism and integrity within the Green Industry through education, high standards and community involvement. It guides policy and upholds responsible resource management for the beautification and enhancement of our community. Association Trophy Awards encourage interest in landscaping; recognize individuals and companies producing outstanding landscapes; create pride in superior workmanship; and bestow public recognition on companies for buildinging prestige in the Green Industry and keeping northern Nevada beautiful. For more information, visit www.nevadanla.com.

Contact: Julia Gardner
Nevada Landscape Association
P.O. Box 7431
Reno, NV 89510
president@nevadanla.com
775-673-0404
www.nevadanla.com

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